Cowboy Poetry: When Modern Family Went Country
In season two, Mitch poked fun at cowboy poetry: a storytelling, deeply American art form. But who's supposed to be laughing?
It’s a little throwaway line that I’ve never quite been able to forget: in Season 2 Episode 9 of Modern Family, husbands Mitch and Cam get into a little squabble about a certain kind of poetry, and their interaction throws poetry’s so-called elitism into question—but not in the way you might expect.
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